Iowa dairy farms see a growing trend in robot usage

Iowa dairy farms see a growing trend in robot usage

Iowa dairy farms see a growing trend in robot usage
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CLARKSVILLE, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) — There are about 1,200 farms across the state of Iowa and of those farms about 72 of them are using robots.

Across the state, there are 148 robotic milking systems being used at dairy farms. The number of robotic milking systems has grown by 52 machines since 2014, according to the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship.

Dan Bolin, the owner of New Day Dairy took TV9 on a tour of his dairy farm and he pointed out how they use technology to monitor the cow’s activity………

Read More Source http://www.kcrg.com/content/news/Dairy-farms-in-Iowa-see-a-growing-trend-in-using-robots–451438293.html

 

Iowa dairy farms see a growing trend in robot usage

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